2010 Honda Accord Consumer Review: not as reliable as expected

2010 Honda Accord - Consumer Review

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EX-L V-6 Sedan (3.5L V6 5-speed Automatic)

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not as reliable as expected
By jmsms on


2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


at 45000 miles began having popping and crunching sounds from the front end especially in hot weather and at 48k took it in to get looked at and was told that the front end ball joints were bad and also that the rear brakes were gone and rotors needed resurfacing. Now reading about Hondas and ball joint failures on the web, but this seems awfully premature. I have not had ball joint issues like this even in cars that I have kept over 100k(no previous Hondas). Some of these failures can be catastrophic. I had thought to keep this car and give it to one of my kids to take to college but now I am not so sure. Apparently a design flaw from what I have been reading.

Best Features

V6 nice, smooth, good power. Like the way it drives. seems to have pretty good build quality for what I paid for the vehicle.

Worst Features

issue with brakes, suspension as stated. interior dome lights have issues of reliability as well and are difficult to service/replace bulbs.
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